Tagged: social networking

Boost Your Credit Score By Playing Online Games? China Rapid Finance, P2P lender, Rates Creditworthiness Based On Social Media Use

    Boost your credit score by social networking and playing online games? Don’t hit the “Back” button–this isn’t clickbait. Instead, it’s what China Rapid Finance, one of China’s largest peer-to-peer lending sites, believes–they’ve just rated 50 million Chinese consumers for creditworthiness using social networking and… Read More

FundersClub’s First Exit: Crowdfunded TalentBin Acquired By Monster Worldwide

FundersClub is celebrating an exit this evening, the first exit for a company funded on the equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. TalentBin has been acquired by Monster Worldwide (MWW). Gozaik was also acquired by MWW today. Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. TalentBin and Gozaik… Read More

Venture News: FundersClub’s “Hacker News” For Finance Pros

FundersClub just announced the release of a new social content channel called Venture News. The news aggregator aims to provide a hub of conversation and content for the world of finance. It works similarly to Hacker News, Y-Combinator’s tech news meritocracy. Users can sign up and… Read More

Backer: A Crowdfunding Platform For Software Features From The Makers Of App.net

Earlier this week we reported on a crowdfunding campaign launched by Balanced. It’s interesting in that it seeks to fund a new feature for Balanced’s ever-evolving online payments platform. In this case – and despite the fact that this is still a rewards-based campaign –… Read More

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